Consolidated Financial Report 30 September 2021

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29 November 2021
International Personal Finance plc 
Interim Condensed Consolidated Financial Report for the period 1 January to 30 September 2021

Management Board Report
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International Personal Finance plc specialises in providing unsecured consumer credit to 1.7 million customers across 11 markets.  We operate the world's largest home credit business and a fintech operator, IPF Digital.

Financial and operational highlights

Ø Continued strong and improving financial performance
Group profit before tax for the nine months to 30 September 2021 of £59.8 million driven by strong collections performance (YTD 2020: loss of £41.7 million)
In the quarter to 30 September 2021, Group profit before tax of £16.5 million (Q3 2020: £16.8 million)
Ø Strong operational performance and well-positioned for further growth
Rebuild strategy proving highly effective and delivering sustained growth momentum
Improving consumer demand and selective relaxation of credit settings delivered 35% increase in credit issued year on year
Building sales momentum delivered 8% increase in closing receivables since the 2020 year end (at CER)
Strong collections and high-quality lending resulted in very low annualised impairment as a percentage of revenue at 12.0%
Ø Strong funding position and well capitalised balance sheet
Successful issue of SEK 450 million bond at 7% coupon, maturing October 2024
Equity to receivables ratio 53.7% at 30 September 2021
Bond and bank facilities total £572 million to support future growth
Undrawn facilities and non-operational cash balances of £149 million
Fitch Ratings improved IPF outlook to Stable and reaffirmed long-term credit rating of BB-

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